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Who shot the president?

Asked by nayeight (3347points) July 8th, 2008 from iPhone

In the movie Vantage Point, who shot the president and why? I couldnt figure it out and its driving me nuts.

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beast's avatar

Saïd Taghmaoui as Sam / Suarez: Terrorist leading the assassination attempt on the President.

Check the Wikipedia article for Vantage Point, then scroll down to “Cast.” I can’t link it because there are underscores in the URL.

AstroChuck's avatar

I haven’t had a chance to see this but isn’t it a doppelgänger that gets shot, and not the actual president?

tinyfaery's avatar

It was a machine who shot the fake president. It was hooked up via the main terrorist’s cell phone. He set it off when he was watching the fake president’s speech in the plaza.

battlemarz's avatar

Well, actually the president didn’t get shot; the stand in president did. The actual president gets kidnapped.

trogdor_87's avatar

John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald…

crunchaweezy's avatar

I just watched the movie yesterday, and at one point you can see where the main terrorist aligns the rifle using his smartphone, and even controls the camera and has a shoot button. One of the secret service agents was part of the plot so he takes it away in a long bag dressed as a cop.

I loved the way they put the movie together, kept me down in my chair the whole time. Highly recommended!

nayeight's avatar

Well I was watching it with a friend and we were talking, maybe I just wasn’t paying attention….(slaps herself in the face).

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